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Lighthouse History – 11 (1900-06-20 to 1901-01-17)

 The following extracts taken from early Victoria, British Columbia (BC) newspapers are credited to Leona Taylor for her excellent work in indexing the papers. Full information can be found here: “Index of Historical Victoria Newspapers“, 2007-09. ************************************ ‘Queen City’ returned from Ahousett and way ports last night, after a dirty trip, replete with fog and rain, bringing a […]

Lighthouse History – 10 (1898-05-06 to 1899-11-28)

The following extracts taken from early Victoria, British Columbia (BC) newspapers are credited to Leona Taylor for her excellent work in indexing the papers. Full information can be found here: “Index of Historical Victoria Newspapers“, 2007-09. ************************************ Captain Gaudin says that in addition to the lighthouses for which tenders are already being invited, there may be a few new […]

Lighthouse History – 09 (1893-01-21 to 1897-07-06)

The following extracts taken from early Victoria, British Columbia (BC) newspapers are credited to Leona Taylor for her excellent work in indexing the papers. Full information can be found here: “Index of Historical Victoria Newspapers“, 2007-09. ************************************ “Jan 24, 1893, 1 – I will not be responsible for any debts contracted by my wife, Adeline Victoria Grive, or […]

Lighthouse History – 08 (1885-09-25 to 1892-03-13)

The following extracts taken from early Victoria, British Columbia (BC) newspapers are credited to Leona Taylor for her excellent work in indexing the papers. Full information can be found here: “Index of Historical Victoria Newspapers“, 2007-09. ***************************** “Inspection – of repairs done by Chas. Hayward to Race Rocks (lighthouse) [Colonist, 1885-09-25, p. 3]” “tender call Wm. Smith, Dep. Minister of […]

Lighthouse History – 07 – Carmanah Point (1888-04-21 to 1908-11-22)

The following extracts taken from early Victoria, British Columbia (BC) newspapers are credited to Leona Taylor for her excellent work in indexing the papers. Full information can be found here: “Index of Historical Victoria Newspapers“, 2007-09. As I was collecting this information from the newspaper archive website, I noticed that many articles were in consecutive order and applied […]

Lighthouse History – 06 (1878-07-19 to 1884-10-17)

The following extracts taken from early Victoria, British Columbia (BC) newspapers are credited to Leona Taylor for her excellent work in indexing the papers. Full information can be found here: “Index of Historical Victoria Newspapers“, 2007-09. ***************************** “The party who went to Alberni to survey a lighthouse land reserve have returned. (but which lighthouse? – ed.)They report about 170 Chinese […]